David A. Jones 1941-2021
WARREN — David A. “Davey” Jones, 79, of Warren, formerly of Girard, passed away Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center.
Davey was born Aug. 2, 1941, in Youngstown, a son of William and Sarah Scheckengost Jones.
Davey served his country in the Navy, from 1960 to 1964. He retired from General Motors in 1995, after 30 years. Davey was an avid club member and enjoyed attending club events for the DeWitt McConnell American Legion Post #235, where he served in the military honor guard, the IFH Club, the Army Navy Garrison 422 and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge. He enjoyed spending his time fishing, traveling with his wife, dancing and going to casinos.
Davey leaves to cherish his memory his children, David A. (Wendy) Jones II. of Niles and Dorothy (Ellis) Rudolph of Ecuador; stepchildren, John Smith of Niles and Donna (Michael) Beckett, also of Niles; sisters, Gloria Jones and Eunice Smith; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen Jones, whom he married May 17, 2008, and who passed Aug. 3, 2020; sister, Mitzi Wolfe; and brothers, William, Robert and James Jones.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at 7 p.m., at Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard, followed by military honors conducted by his fellow comrades.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 5 p.m. until the time of service.
Davey will be laid to rest in Girard City Cemetery.
The family suggests any material contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, in memory of Davey.
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